Tag: Alzheimer

How to erase a memory — and restore it

  Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have erased and reactivated memories in rats, profoundly altering the animals’ reaction to past events.   The study, published in the June 1 advanced online issue of the journal Nature, is the first to show the […]

161st Health Research Report 10 AUG 2013 – Synopsis

http://www.healthresearchreport.me      In this issue: 1.       Plant-Based Compound May Inhibit HIV Infection, Research Shows 2.       Methamphetamine increases susceptibility to deadly fungal infection 3.       Exercise May be the Best Medicine for Alzheimer’s 4.       Study finds evidence of nerve damage in around half of fibromyalgia patients 5.       Blocking sugar […]

Necrostatin-1 counteracts aluminum’s neurotoxic effects

 Contact: Daphne Watrin d.watrin@iospress.nl 31-206-883-355 IOS Press   New studies in mice support toxic role of aluminum in neurodegenerative conditions, according to report in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience Amsterdam, NL, August 2, 2013 – Investigators have linked aluminum accumulation in the brain as a possible contributing factor to […]

151st Health Research Report 22 MAR 2013

In this Issue: Folic acid lowers risk of autism Bitter melon juice prevents pancreatic cancer in mouse models Study: Probiotics reduce stress-induced intestinal flare-ups Green tea, coffee may help lower stroke risk How oils and fats regulate feeling of satiety Study Shows How Vitamin E Can Help Prevent […]

Green tea chemical combined with another may hold promise for treatment of brain disorders: EGCG, can prevent and destroy a variety of protein structures known as amyloids

2009 study posted for filing Contact: patti Jacobs pjacobs12@comcast.net 617-864-2712 Boston Biomedical Research Institute Watertown, MA—Scientists at Boston Biomedical Research Institute (BBRI) and the University of Pennsylvania have found that combining two chemicals, one of which is the green tea component EGCG, can prevent and destroy a variety […]

Radioprotection and extracts of Ginko biloba

Contact: Chang-Mo Kang kangcm@kcch.re.kr Inderscience Publishers Herbal tonic for radiotherapy Antioxidant extracts of the leaves of the Gingko biloba tree may protect cells from radiation damage, according to a study published in the International Journal of Low Radiation. The discovery may one day be used to help reduce […]

Pesticide levels in blood linked to Parkinson’s disease, UT Southwestern researchers find

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Aline McKenzie aline.mckenzie@utsouthwestern.edu 214-648-3404 UT Southwestern Medical Center DALLAS – July 13, 2009 – People with Parkinson’s disease have significantly higher blood levels of a particular pesticide than healthy people or those with Alzheimer’s disease, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have […]

Aspirin and similar drugs may be associated with brain microbleeds in older adults: Causes amyloid accumulation often related to Alzheimer’s disease

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Monique M.B. Breteler, M.D., Ph.D. m.breteler@erasmusmc.nl JAMA and Archives Journals Individuals who take aspirin or other medications that prevent blood clotting by inhibiting the accumulation of platelets appear more likely to have tiny, asymptomatic areas of bleeding in the brain, according to […]

Vitamin B3 reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms, lesions

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Jennifer Fitzenberger jfitzen@uci.edu 949-824-3969 University of California – Irvine UC Irvine starts clinical trial on nicotinamide effect in Alzheimer’s patients Irvine, Calif. — An over-the-counter vitamin in high doses prevented memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, and UC Irvine scientists now […]

Melatonin and exercise work against Alzheimer’s in mice

Contact: SINC info@agenciasinc.es 34-914-251-820 FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Different anti-aging treatments work together and add years of life The combination of two neuroprotective therapies, voluntary physical exercise, and the daily intake of melatonin has been shown to have a synergistic effect against brain deterioration […]

Oxidative stress: Mechanism of cell death clarified: ” this cell death could be completely prevented by Vitamin E, but not by water-soluble antioxidants”

2008 Posted for filing Contact: Heinz-Jörg Haury presse@helmholtz-muenchen.de 49-893-187-2460 Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health Life processes in cells require a reducing environment that needs to be sustained with the help of a large number of antioxidative enzymes. This may sound abstract and incomprehensible, […]

Neural implants could spark better decisions

18:00 19 September 2012 by Douglas Heaven Magazine issue 2883. Ever wish you could make better choices? That could one day be possible thanks to an electronic brain implant that can enhance short-term memory and decision-making in primates. The implant can also restore these functions in an animal model […]

Vitamin C and beta-carotene might protect against dementia

Contact: Willi Baur willi.baur@uni-ulm.de 49-731-502-2020 IOS Press Study examines the influence of antioxidants on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive decline… about 700, 000 Germans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Now researchers from the University of Ulm, among them the Epidemiologist Professor Gabriele Nagel […]

29th Health Research Report 29 APR 2008 – Reconstruction

  Editors Top Five:   1.      High blood pressure may protect against migraine 2.      Study shows pine bark naturally reduces osteoarthritis 3.      Life expectancy worsening or stagnating for large segment of the US population 4.      Study reveals inaccuracies in studies of cancer treatment 5.      Study says FDA allowed risky tests of blood substitutes […]

28th Health Research Report 15 APR 2008 – Reconstructed

http://healthresearchreport.me/2008/04/15/28th-health-research-report-15-apr-2008-reconstructed/   Editors Top Five:   1.      Feta cheese made from raw milk has natural anti-food-poisoning properties 2.      ‘Healing clays’ show promise for fighting deadly MRSA superbug infections, other diseases 3.      Stanford researcher criticizes FDA plans to reduce oversight of off-label drug use 4.      France may make it […]

22nd Health Research Report 8 JAN 2008 – Reconstruction

Follow Link Below: Health Technology Research Synopsis 22nd Issue Date 8 JAN 2008 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.healthresearchreport.me http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm http://www.facebook.com/vitaminandherbstore http://www.engineeringevil.com Editors Top Five: 1.      The Cost of Pushing Pills: A New Estimate of Pharmaceutical Promotion Expenditures in the United States 2.      Jefferson scientists studying the effects […]

Radioprotection and extracts of Ginko biloba

Contact: Chang-Mo Kang kangcm@kcch.re.kr Inderscience Publishers Herbal tonic for radiotherapy Antioxidant extracts of the leaves of the Gingko biloba tree may protect cells from radiation damage, according to a study published in the International Journal of Low Radiation. The discovery may one day be used to help reduce […]

Vitamin B3 reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms, lesions

Reposting Breakthroughs as current, to respark attention (From 2008) UC Irvine starts clinical trial on nicotinamide effect in Alzheimer’s patients Irvine, Calif. — An over-the-counter vitamin in high doses prevented memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, and UC Irvine scientists now are conducting a clinical trial to […]

A Common Microbe Could Help To Trigger Alzheimers

  A COMMON microbe could help to trigger Alzheimer’s disease, say researchers in the US. If true, their controversial claim could turn the multimillion-dollar field of Alzheimer’s research on its head and force a rethink on how to prevent the disease. The microbe in question is Chlamydia pneumoniae, […]